Araotes lapithis arianus  Fruhstorfer,[1912]

Araotes lapithis arianus ♂ Up. Araotes lapithis arianus ♂ Un. Araotes lapithis arianus ♀ Up. Araotes lapithis arianus ♀ Un.
♂, Phangnga, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Araotes lapithis arianus ♂ Up. Araotes lapithis arianus ♂ Un. Araotes lapithis arianus ♀ Up. Araotes lapithis arianus ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Araotes lapithis arianus Fruhstorfer,[1912]
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):227.
TL : Palawan.




Distribution : P.Thailand, W.Malaysia, Singapore,
Borneo, Sumatra, Bangka, Palawan.
Araotes lapithis arianus map

Synonym

Araotes lapithis uruwela  Fruhstorfer,[1912] : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):227. TL. S.E.Borneo.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Araotes lapithis uruwela ; Pinratana,1981 : 152, not fig. (Krabi / Ranong / Phuket / Trang)
Araotes lapithis uruwela ; Seki,1986 : 21-22. (Ranong)
Araotes lapithis uruwela ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 716,718, pl.328, figs.L425b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Krabi / Trang / Ranong: Khlong Nakha)
Araotes lapithis arianus ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui)
Araotes lapithis arianus uruwela [sic] ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 766, pl.352, figs.L446b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Krabi / Trang / Khlong Nakha)
Araotes lapithis uruwela ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 143, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan / Khlong Naka / Than To WF)
Araotes lapithis arianus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Nakhon Si Thammarat)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phangnga : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattani : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.10m - 400m).

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1912] : Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.

Araotes lapithis arianus ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.21 - 2020.09.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.